top of page

     ABOUT us 

    OUR MISSION

    ENOUGH! Plays to End Gun Violence creates space for teens to confront gun violence by creating new works of theatre that will spark critical conversations and inspire meaningful action in communities across the country. Our mission is to promote playwriting as a tool for self-expression and social change, harnessing this generation's spirit of activism and providing a platform for America's playwrights of tomorrow to discover and develop their voices today.

    BW-icon-#10_edited.png

    ENOUGH! IS ABOUT

    YOUTH ENGAGEMENT

    ENOUGH! IS ABOUT

    YOUTH-LED CREATIVITY

    AND, ABOVE ALL,

    ENOUGH! IS ABOUT 

    YOUTH-DRIVEN ACTION

    FAQ

    Fist!_Orange.png
    Selection!_orange.png
    Reading!_orange.png
    BW-icon-#10_edited.png
    Untitled-1.png
    BW-icon-#10_edited.png

    CLICK ON IMAGES FOR BIOS

    IMG_0085.jpg

    Michael Cotey

    The Joaquin Oliver Artistic Producer

    ENOUGH!

    kelsea FINAL web-5.jpeg

    Kelsea Vierra Ashenbrenner

    Outreach Coordinator

    ENOUGH!

    Gabrielle-1627-Edit.jpeg

    Shanara Gabrielle

    Flagship Event Producer

    ENOUGH!

    Idris Goodwin.jpeg

    Idris Goodwin

    Artistic Director

    Seattle Children's Theatre

    SaraMorgulisHeadshot.jpeg

    Sara Morgulis

    Executive Director

    Theatre for Young Audiences/USA

    MR+Photo+by+Justin+Barbin.jpg

    Michael Rohd

    Company Member

    Sojourn Theatre Company

    ab1d8a1ac7d9411d9fb9742555f80bd2.jpg

    Hallie Gordon

    Senior Associate Artistic Director

    Olney Theatre Center

    unnamed.jpg

    Barbara Pitts McAdams

    Co-Creator

    #Here Too Project

    Headshot%2C%20color_edited.jpg

    John Weidman

    Libbretist, Book Writer

    laurengunderson0143.jpg

    Lauren Gunderson

    Playwright

    20190725_Bill_Rauch_Portrait_kBUDD_019.j

    Bill Rauch

    Artistic Director

    Perelman Center for the Arts

    WillaTaylorNewHeadshot.jpg

    Willa Taylor

    Dir. of Education & Engagement

    Goodman Theatre

    ADVISORY COMMITTEE

    PAST ADVISORS: Mara Richards Bim, Jonathan Shmidt Chapman, Alvaro Saar Rios, Sarah Ruhl

    MEET THE TEAM

    PAST & PRESENT SELECTION COMMITTEE MEMBERS

    diamond_lydia.jpeg

    Lydia R. Diamond

    Zora Howard (Credit_ Jason Zeren).jpeg

    Zora Howard

    IIZUKA Headshot.jpeg

    Naomi Iizuka

    MKN headshot 2.png

    Mary Kathryn Nagle

    03377318-6124-432E-AE73-5FE25CC4D76C_1_201_a - Octavio Solis.jpeg

    Octavio Solis

    Don Zolidis headshot.jpeg

    Don Zolidis

    Idris Goodwin.jpeg

    Idris Goodwin

    HeadshotSmallSDH - Sam Hunter.jpg

    Samuel D. Hunter

    Joseph, Rajiv 2015.jpeg

    Rajiv Joseph

    download.jpeg

    Manuel Oliver

    suh_headshot copy - Lloyd Suh.jpg

    Lloyd Suh

    laurengunderson0143.jpg

    Lauren Gunderson

    DHH head shot - David Hwang.JPG

    David Henry Hwang

    AU11389913-crop-1.jpg

    Tarell Alvin McCraney

    Schenkkan-High-Res.jpg

    Robert Schenkkan

    KZ2headshot2013.jpg

    Karen Zacarías

    Selection Commitee
    Selection!_orange.png

    EXPLORE OUR PLAYS

    Explore ENOUGH!'s winning plays and the teen playwrights who wrote them. Available for licensing through Playscripts.

    Fist!_Orange.png

    SUBMIT A PLAY

    February 1 - April 20, 2023

    We're calling on TEEN ages 13-19 to write short plays confronting the issue of gun violence.

    Reading!_orange.png

    PRODUCE A READING

    November 6, 2023

    Join #ENOUGH's evening of readings staged simultaneously  across the country.

    bottom of page